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Aviator Splitboard

The Backcountry Razor
Ideal for Steeps, Spring Touring and Backcountry Freestyle
Directional All Mountain
156, 160, 164
Attitude
Playful
Ride-It-All
Speed Demon
Snow
Hard Pack
All Condition
Deep

The Aviator Split is designed for backcountry riders who like to hike, huck and ride steep terrain. It’s a directional twin so you can set back the stance for pow days or center it up for stomping. The Aviator Split offers insane edge response going up or down thanks to the Power Camber profile and improved inner/outer edge Traction Tech. The Aviator Split also features an Ultra core for reduced weight, an ECO-plastic topsheet for improved sustainability and stainless steel reinforcement plates in the tip and tail for added durability. New for 2018, we used a Technora® fiber layer under the topsheet for supreme torsional stiffness and lightning fast response to any rider energy input.

An innovative traditional camber profile tweaked to offer the insane edge response of camber without the usual hang-ups. The camber radius tapers to flat toward the tips and the base is beveled up one degree at the edges from the contact points of the camber to the ends of the board. The base beveling releases the edges where they like to hook which balances the pop and directional stability of camber with a looser, less-catchy feel.

Shape

Traction Tech

Like a serrated knife slicing into the snow, Traction Tech improves your edge grip by adding multiple contact points along the running length of your board. “Traction Tech is a critical feature for rockered boards. Rocker improves glide in mixed conditions, but the decreased edge contact makes it harder to really lock into your turns and hold a solid edge. Traction Tech is crucial to offset the edge drift of rocker.”
- Jeremy Jones

Blunt Nose

“How a board glides in powder, crust, corn or any snow more than an inch deep, is dictated by it’s front contact point and just past it. Next time you are in soft snow watch how much snow comes over the corner of the nose near the contact point. The billowing snow coming out from behind the tip means you are plowing through it which is obviously slowing you down. By adding a blunt nose you get the float benefits of a much longer nose without the ‘snow plow’ rounded tip and it’s extra swing weight.” - Jeremy Jones

Progressive Sidecut

At the far ends of the sidecut, the radius is incrementally increased as the edge reaches the contact point. Gradually increasing the side cut radius towards the contact point delivers smoother turn initiation and exit as the edge tracks in and out of the snow with a less abrupt transition.

Quick Tension Tail Clip

Built-in climbing skin tension system using pre-cut notch that eliminates the need for a traditional skin tail clip.

Twin Directional
Stiffness 07/10
Flip Flop Base

By flip flopping the base graphic colors, P-Tex waste is drastically reduced by increasing the material yield.

Sintered 9900

Made from Ultra-High Molecular Weight ­Polyethylene (UHMW-PE) and Carbon. This ultra-fast base is easy to repair thanks to the UHMW-PE.

Wend Natural Wax

Jones boards are ready to shred straight out of the shop and are factory waxed with WEND natural wax.

Power Core

Triple-density full wood core featuring hardwood bamboo stringers for added pop and durability plus paulownia for weight savings.

Triax Fiberglass

Multi-axis, stitched fiberglass laminate that offers a precise and responsive ride in any ­terrain or snow conditions.

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Technora® Fiber

A multi-layered aramid fiber that absorbs shock and improves pop. The fiber’s diamond pattern adds strenght and torsional stiffness.

Factory Tuned

All Jones Snowboards are factory de-tuned at the tip and tail so you can go right from the shop to the mountain.

Recycled ABS Sidewalls

ABS Plastic is one of the necessary evils of snowboard production. We improve the sustainability of our snowboards by using only recycled plastic.

Oversized Recycled Edges

All Jones boards are made with oversized recycled steel edges for added durability and improved production sustainability.

Karakoram STD. Clip

Jones Splitboards feature Karakoram K-clips plus tip and tail hooks. Adjustable tension K-clips increase board torsional stiffness.

Stainless Steel Hardware

Stainless steel plates are embedded into the nose and tail for improved board tip durability.

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Carbon Stringers

Carbon stringers add torsional stiffness for improved response and increased pop. Carbon layer keeps flex profile dimensionally stable for a consistent ride for the lifetime of the board.

Eco-Plastic Topsheet

Bio-plastic topsheet made from Castor beans. This eco-material is ultralight, chip/scratch resistant and water/snow repellent (snow sticks less to topsheet).

Not sure your ideal splitboard size? Got big feet? Check out our sizing guidelines for each model here.

For more basic info on splitboard set-up see our Splitboard 101 article.

Approx. weight (tolerance +/-15%), Size 160: 3.3kg

New Size Size (cm) Skins Group Running Length (cm) Nose Length (cm) Tail Length (cm) Nose Width (cm) Waist Width (cm) Tail Width (cm) Sidecut Radius (m) Reference Stance (cm) Centered Stance (cm) Setback (cm) Weight Range (lbs/kg)
- 156 D 117.2 26.4 25.4 29.4 25.3 29.4 7.8 - 56 2.0 140-190 lbs. / 64-86 kg.
- 160 D 121.0 26.5 25.5 29.7 25.4 29.7 8.0 - 58 2.0 150-200 lbs. / 67-91 kg.
- 164 F 124.6 26.7 25.7 30.5 26.2 30.5 8.4 - 58 2.0 170-220 lbs.+ / 77-100 kg.+

The Quick Tension Tail Clip is designed for 2018 Jones Splitboards except the Discovery Split. All Jones Splitboards (except Discovery Split) now feature a notch cut into the tail of both skis that allows the Quick Tension Tail Clip fastener to simply slide into the notch and secure the skin.

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